State to Open New Local Rapid Testing Site
New National Guard, RIDOH Testing Site to Open in Downtown
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2021) – Newport area residents will soon have another option to secure a rapid COVID-19 test.
The City of Newport has been informed that beginning Tuesday, January 26, the Rhode Island Department of Health and Rhode Island National Guard, will be opening a Binax Now Rapid test site at 21 Brown and Howard Wharf in downtown Newport.
Rapid COVID-19 Tests Available at King House
Free Testing Available Thursdays & Fridays
NEWPORT, R.I. -- Area residents interested in receiving a rapid COVID-19 test now have a local option in Newport.
On Thursday, January 7, 2021, the Edward King House Senior Center began serving as a RIDOH/RI National Guard COVID-19 Rapid Test Site.
Free Rapid BinaxNOW Tests will be given on Thursdays and Fridays from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Edward King House located on 35 King Street in Newport for the month of January.
Parking Ban Issued Ahead of Winter Storm
Residents Urged to Keep Cars Off Streets, Utilize City Parking Lots
NEWPORT, R.I. (Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020) – Due to the impending winter storm, the City of Newport has announced that a Parking Ban will be in place beginning at 9 p.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2020, until 5 p.m. Thursday, December 17, 2020.
Any motor vehicles parked on the following streets one-half hour after the parking ban begins may be subject to tow: